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Date of shoot collection, genotype, and original shoot position affect early rooting of dormant hardwood cuttings of PopulusAuthor(s): R. S., Jr. Zalesny; A.H. Wiese
Source: Silvae Genetica. 55: 169-182.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionIdentifying superior combinations among date of dormant- season shoot collection, genotype, and original shoot position can increase the rooting potential of Populus cuttings. Thus, the objectives of our study were to: 1) evaluate variation among clones in early rooting from hardwood cuttings processed every three weeks from shoots collected throughout the dormant season and 2) evaluate variation among genomic groups in early rooting of the same cuttings while testing for differences among three parental shoot positions (apical, middle, basal).
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CitationZalesny, R. S., Jr.; Wiese, A.H. 2006. Date of shoot collection, genotype, and original shoot position affect early rooting of dormant hardwood cuttings of Populus. Silvae Genetica. 55: 169-182.
KeywordsPopulus genomic groups, hybrid poplar, adventitious rooting, genotype x environment interaction, whip, stool bed
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